The Freedom Museum held the Third Annual Festival of Freedom August 10-12, 2001 at the Manassas (VA) Regional Airport. The festival welcomed heroes from 20th century conflicts. Heroes include veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam and Operation Desert Storm.
The festival includes more than 25 vintage aircraft, many tanks and armored vehicles, WWII re-enactors, contemporary military and experimental civilian aircraft, period music, displays and patriotic performances. It was a weekend immersed in American history.
Many previous festival favorites returned and new features debuted. Among the new features were a JU-52 Tri-Motor German Transport. Other aircraft are P-51 Mustang, TBM Avenger, B-25 Mitchell bomber, UC-78 Bobcat, SNJ Trainer, Harvard Mark 2 Trainer.
The Freedom Museum was founded in 1999 by a group of veterans to honor contributions to world peace and freedom of the Armed Forces and civilian leaders. Contact The Freedom Museum, 10400 Terminal Road, Manassas VA 20110; 877-393-0660; 703-393-0660; www.freedommuseum.org.